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Initiatives Proposed At CSU To Fight Racism Following Blackface ControversyThe president of Colorado State University is calling on students and faculty to propose initiatives that could help combat racism on campus. 
64A Fire Burning Near Bailey Worries Some Home & Business OwnersThe 64A Fire burning in Park County is one of two blazes firefighters have rushed to in a matter of weeks.
Colorado Wildfire In Park County Forces EvacuationsA pair of target shooters are to blame for the fire, according to the Park County Sheriff.
Wildland Fire Near Bailey Forces Some EvacuationsFirefighters rushed to wildfire burning near Bailey on Sunday.
Search & Rescue Dog, Oscar, Injured After Car Hits Him & Speeds AwayA search and rescue dog in-training may need a miracle after being hit by a car on Thursday.
Colorado Boy Gives Back To Teddy Bear PatrolDonated teddy bears and stuffed animals lined the entryway and hallways of the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children on Saturday morning.
Team Of Volunteers In Boulder Harvests Fruit From Trees, Helps Avoid Bear EncountersThe organization takes the apples and uses them for a good cause.
Jamestown Resident Returns Home Finally, After 6 Years Of Rebuilding Following September 2013 FloodingThe woman spent years working to return to live in the foothills west of Boulder.
Colorado Nonprofit Gets Veterans Together At Crossfit GymVets4Life offers wellness and exercise therapy by partnering with local businesses.

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Farmer's Market That's Run By Former Inmates In Fort Collins Benefits A CharityA farmer's market run by former inmates in Fort Collins is not only teaching valuable skills but helping to give back to the community.
Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed In Broomfield & WestminsterThe City of Westminster has become the second city, outside of Boulder County, to confirm an infestation of a very determined pest: the emerald ash borer (EAB).
Diana DeGette Sides With President On Banning Flavored E-CigarettesU.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) said she agrees with President Trump on his proposal to ban favored e-cigarettes.
Drivers On I-70 Will Notice A New Traffic Pattern This WeekDrivers will commute along new lanes of Interstate 70 starting Wednesday night when traffic shifts from the current Interstate 70 bridge over Peoria Street to the new bridge.
Climb Up Red Rocks Stairs Honors Firefighters, Others Killed On 9/11Thousands of people gathered to honor 9/11 victims and firefighters at the Red Rocks stair climb on Sept. 11.
Family Of Cold Case Victim, Jeannie Moore, Speaks About Crack In The CaseInvestigators say they've identified the killer of 18-year-old Jeannie Moore as Donald Perea, who was born in 1957 and died in 2012.
Cyclist Believes SUV Intentionally Hit Him At Stop SignTom Fields says he has no doubt an SUV hit him on purpose while waiting at a stop sign in Denver.
Police Identify Donald Perea As Suspect In Jeannie Moore's MurderJeannie Moore was kidnapped and murdered nearly 40 years ago.
How Much Of Your Food Is Going To WasteStudents at the University of Colorado want to help people avoid food waste.
Fossils Reported Stolen From Convention Center Parking LotA trailer containing fossils worth more than $100,000 was reportedly stolen from the parking lot of Crowne Plaza Convention Center/Hotel in Aurora over the weekend.
Payroll Company Unexpectedly Closes Leaving Thousands Of Coloradans In PanicThousands of workers in Colorado and across the country are not getting paid after their employer's payroll company closed its doors.
Space Command Opens In ColoradoA ceremony was held at Peterson Air Force Base to mark the re-establishment of the Pentagon's U.S. Space Command.
A Business Aimed At Millennials: Denver Selfie MuseumTaking inspiration from selfie museums in New York City, San Francisco and Chicago, Alex Kurylan opened the first selfie museum in Denver.
Basalt Choir Teacher, Faces Charge Of Sexual Assault On ChildA teacher at Basalt High School faces sexual assault charges after investigators say she was having a sexual relationship with a student.
New Security Measures Added To Weld County SchoolsRoosevelt High School and Milliken Middle School are safer places to learn this school year, all thanks to a grant obtained by the Weld RE-5J School District.
Christopher Adams-Wenger Arrested Following Reported Relationship With StudentGreeley Police say a teacher at Union Colony Prep School had a relationship with a teenage female student.
Hail, Rock Slide Closes Westbound Lanes Of I-70 At Floyd HillSevere storms brought hail, heavy rain, lightning and tornadoes to Colorado.
Teddy Bear Patrol Offers Comfort To Kids In EmergenciesEmergency situations can be very frightening for children, and the Teddy Bear Patrol provides stuffed animals to help comfort kids in those situations.
Witness Says Driver Was Smiling As He Sped Away From PoliceNo was was injured in the overnight chase.
Dancers At Artistic Fusion Dance Academy In Thornton Respond To Good Morning America ControversyYoung dancers in Colorado say there's a lot people can learn from the mistake of a national anchor who mocked Prince George for taking ballet lessons and has since apologized.

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